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Public defender Nicolas Ambrose gestures during a trial centered around a 2019 stabbing May 19, 2022. (Michael S. Lockett / Juneau Empire)

Prosecution reconstructs events leading to fatal stabbing

Jurors watched multiple angles of the events leading and following the stabbing.

 

Michael S. Lockett / Juneau Empire
From the left, investigator Emily Wright, defendant Fenton Jacobs and defense attorney Nicolas Ambrose stand as the jury in Jacobs’ trial enters the courtroom on Wednesday.

Fatal stabbing trial begins with statements, witnesses

The prosecution and defense paint different contexts for the events which ended in a death.

 

Michael S. Lockett / Juneau Empire file 
The trial for a man accused of a 2018 stabbing death in Yakutat has began in Juneau Superior Court at Dimond Courthouse.

Jury selection begins in Yakutat killing trial

Potential jurors expressed qualms about COVID mitigation measures in place.

 

The Juneau Police Department arrested a Juneau man suspected of killing a woman in a domestic incident in 2019 on Oct. 2. (Michael Penn / Juneau Empire)
The Juneau Police Department arrested a Juneau man suspected of killing a woman in a domestic incident in 2019 on Oct. 2. (Michael Penn / Juneau Empire)
Alaska State Troopers and the Department of Public Safety are investigating a series of five domestic-violence connected murders across rural Alaska in late Junea and early July. (Public Domain | RadioKAOS)
Alaska State Troopers and the Department of Public Safety are investigating a series of five domestic-violence connected murders across rural Alaska in late Junea and early July. (Public Domain | RadioKAOS)
Maine man arrested in Fairbanks cold case contests extradition

Maine man arrested in Fairbanks cold case contests extradition

Steven Downs, 44, is charged in 1993 sexual assault and killing of 20-year-old Sophie Sergie.

Maine man arrested in Fairbanks cold case contests extradition